Category: Email security

Email security

Email Leakage – An Overlooked Backdoor to GDPR Failure

May 25, 2018

Via: Security Week

On May 25, 2018, two years after it was adopted by the European Union, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. For two years companies have been bombarded with offers for GDPR solutions from security firms; and publications […]

Email security, Hacker, Spam

Email Security Tools Try to Keep Up with Threats

May 10, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Email has long been a prime vector for cyberattacks, and hackers are only getting sneakier. Can email platforms and security tools keep up? No matter how many messaging and collaboration apps clutter the enterprise space, most (if not all) employees […]

Email security, Phishing, Spam

Phishers Use New Method to Bypass Office 365 Safe Links

May 8, 2018

Via: Security Week

Cybercriminals have been using a new method to ensure that the URLs included in their phishing emails bypass the Safe Links security feature in Office 365, cloud security company Avanan revealed on Tuesday. Safe Links, offered as part of Microsoft’s […]

Email security

New Phishing Attack Targets 550M Email Users Worldwide

April 27, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

In an attempt to steal financial data, the attack bribes users with coupons in exchange for taking an online quiz. A new phishing campaign was discovered sending more than 550 million emails within the first quarter of 2018, according to […]

Email security

New Email Campaign Employs Malicious URLs

April 12, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

A new attack dropping the Quant Loader Trojan bypasses scanners and sandboxes. When it comes to malware, email still reigns supreme as the delivery mechanism of choice. The reasoning is simple: It’s cheap, it’s easily spoofed, and recipients are accustomed […]

Email security, Phishing

Several White House domains lack anti-phishing tool: research

April 5, 2018

Via: The Hill

More than half of the email domains managed by the White House’s Executive Office of the President (EOP) have not yet implemented an email security tool designed to protect users from phishing attacks, according to new research. The Department of […]

Email security, Featured

Why Phishing Is Still Your Number One Security Foe

April 3, 2018

Via: James Hughes

91% of cyberattacks start with a phishing email. Why are they still so prevalent – and successful? It seems like every day another high-ranking employee falls for a scam and loses millions in company money. How long have security experts […]

Email security

Deconstructing a Business Email Compromise Attack

March 29, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

When Tina Brown and Phil Demarco decided to sell their home in New Jersey and purchase a new home in Colorado last December the last thing they expected was to receive a phony email from their realtor instructing them how […]

Email security, Vulnerabilities

Critical Vulnerabilities Addressed in SecurEnvoy SecurMail

March 13, 2018

Via: Security Week

Multiple critical vulnerabilities impacting SecurEnvoy SecurMail could result in an attacker being able to read encrypted emails and even delete or overwrite messages in an inbox. SecurEnvoy SecurMail was meant to provide businesses with secure email communications and claims to […]

Email security, Phishing

Fraud Campaign Targets Accounts Payable Contacts at Fortune 500 Firms

February 23, 2018

Via: Security Week

A new business email compromise (BEC) campaign is targeting accounts payable personnel at Fortune 500 companies in an attempt to trick victims into initiating fraudulent wire transactions to attacker-controlled accounts, IBM warns. As part of BEC scams, attackers take over […]